Posts Tagged ‘Mamajuana’

El embeleco EGOT | Manhattan Times

El embeleco EGOT | Manhattan Times

By Luis A. Miranda (@Vegalteno) Lin-Manuel was born to delight us with his songs, his impressions, and his performances. My mother always spoke of “Lin-Manuel y sus embelecos” (a term of endearment for “games”). She and my father, may they rest in peace, waited anxiously for summers when Lin-Manuel and his older sister, Lucecita, arrived […]


Oscar Nominee & EGOT Contender Lin-Manuel Miranda Staying Put In ‘The Heights’ | Deadline

Oscar Nominee & EGOT Contender Lin-Manuel Miranda Staying Put In ‘The Heights’ | Deadline

by Jeremy Gerard If Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda lands the Oscar for “How Far I’ll Go” from his score for Moana, he would be the youngest member of that elite awards circle called EGOT — Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners. That’s currently a group of 12: Richard Rodgers, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, John Gielgud, […]


Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Game-Changing Year

Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda's Game-Changing Year

For the first installment of ABC News’ “Game Changers”, Robin Roberts came Uptown to chop it up with the incomparable Lin-Manuel Miranda.


The Elixir Profiles: Julissa Pérez

The Elixir Profiles: Julissa Pérez

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Q. From personal experience I know that cancer is generally viewed as an older person’s disease. How did you discover your illness? A. Cancer wasn’t even a thought or concern to me. At my age, the thought of cancer seemed so unlikely. Even though my doctor had suggested a biopsy, I […]


En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamajuana

En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamajuana

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) For the latest installment of En Tu Esquina Con Ford we had to hit up Mamajuana because of their role as a pioneer in the new Uptown dining scene. Truth be told, Mamajuana changed the Uptown restaurant landscape forever. Before there was such a thing as the Dyckman strip, there was […]


Toni On! New York: The Artifacts And Delights Of Washington Heights

Toni On! New York: The Artifacts And Delights Of Washington Heights

Toni Senecal came to Washington Heights recently to highlight all the awesomeness that our neighborhood has to offer. She stops by such Uptown gems as the Cloisters, the Morris Jumel Mansion and the United Palace. She also takes a sampling of the lively culinary scene, hitting up Malecon and Mama Sushi.


Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES Inwood, in the leafy northern stretch of Manhattan, has never really lacked for natural charms. Centuries ago, Native Americans plied its waterways; later, Gilded Age tycoons built their mansions on its hills for the best views; and today, residents say one of the benefits of living here is its many parks, […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Culture – Uptown in the Caribbean | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Culture - Uptown in the Caribbean | NY Times

By SETH KUGEL Published: October 28, 2007 NEW YORK doesn’t look like the Caribbean, and this time of year it doesn’t feel much like it either. But decades of immigration have brought an undeniable Caribbean undercurrent to the city. And no country has sent more of its rhythm or soul here in recent decades than […]


Uptown Restaurant Owners Say They’re Treated Like Criminals | DNAinfo

Uptown Restaurant Owners Say They're Treated Like Criminals | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel UPPER MANHATTAN — Dyckman Street restaurant owners say they are tired of being painted as nuisances by residents and community board members and want to be treated like part of the neighborhood. Speaking Thursday night at a special public forum held by Community Board 12’s Licensing Committee, hundreds of restaurant owners, […]


Op-Led: Stand Up and Be Counted

Op-Led: Stand Up and Be Counted

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Okay, here is the situation. Tonight, there will be a public hearing at the Isabella Geriatric Center (515 Audubon Ave) at 7 pm to discuss “nightlife-related matters”. If you enjoy not having to trek downtown for fine dining, or if you enjoy having great establishments in your very own backyard or […]


Barhopping with Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz | Grantland

Barhopping with Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz | Grantland

We tag along with the Pulitzer Prize winner on a tour of his favorite NY watering holes By Amos Barshad In 2007, after winning the Pulitizer Prize for his novel The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao, Junot Díaz was asked how it felt to be the first Dominican writer to nab one of literature’s […]


Dominican Independence Day Celebration @ Mamajuana Honoring The Late Maria Montez

Dominican Independence Day Celebration @ Mamajuana Honoring The Late Maria Montez

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Dominican dining dynasty Mamajuana expanding in Manhattan and beyond | NY Daily News

Dominican dining dynasty Mamajuana expanding in Manhattan and beyond | NY Daily News

By Carolina Gonzalez You no longer have to take the A train to get a dose of uptown cool. Inwood restaurant Mamajuana Café is expanding into a veritable empire — downtown and beyond. Last month, the owners of the popular restaurant and lounge on Dyckman St. opened a location on the upper West Side, at […]


Meet Mamajuana, The UWS’s New Dominican Joint | Gothamist

Meet Mamajuana, The UWS's New Dominican Joint | Gothamist

New York now has more Mamajuana to love. Chef Ricardo Cardona’s Inwood Dominican and Spanish restaurant Mamajuana Cafe on Friday opens a second location in town smack in the middle of the Upper West Side. And if it does well, Cardona has big plans to plant Mamajuana seeds all over. For now though, the new […]


PAPASITO MEXICAN GRILL & AGAVE BAR – THE REVIEW

BY Claudio E. Cabrera Papasito Restaurant Address: 223 Dyckman St Cuisine: Mexican Decor: With the elegant decor of restaurants and bars like Corcho, Mamajuana, and Il Sole on the Dyckman strip, I was expecting more of the same from its newest restaurant, Papasito Mexican Grill + Agave Bar. But surprisingly, the decor at the restaurant […]


TIME OUT NY SPOTLIGHTS THE HEIGHTS

BY Led Black I have to give it up to Time Out NY, not for just highlighting the ‘hood but for doing it right. They talked to the right people, talked about the right places and painted an accurate picture of the Washington Heights of today. Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz waxed eloquent on […]


MAMAJUANA LIVES…

BY Led Black The Manhattan Times is reporting that our beloved Mamajuana has had their alcohol license renewed by the State Liquor Authority over the objection of Community Board 12. The icing on the cake is that “the nightspot also received its outdoor café license renewal from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, […]

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